Geneva: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Geneva

Geneva

Pronunciation: jeh-NEEV-ə (key)

Origin of the name Geneva:

Of disputed origin, Geneva might be a borrowing of the name of a city and lake in Switzerland, which is derived from the Old French genevre (juniper berry). Alternatively, it might have originated as a diminutive form of Genevieve.

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The Geneva Conventions, provide standards for the humane treatment of the prisoners and victims of war.

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Genie, Jenny, Evie, Eva, Neve, Gigi, Gin, Ginny, Neva, Nevie

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Geneva was Mamie Eisenhower's middle name.

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